THE LILY near Albany Western Australia.

© Avril Young

THE LILY near Albany Western Australia.

Michelle Alton level-classic 10/29/2011 2:44:35 AM

What a wonderful sight...a Dutch Windmill in the midst of Norfolk Island Pines! Beautiful capture and presentation, Avril. Great info too! #1418940

Gregory R. Gaskin 10/29/2011 3:27:04 AM

I was wondering who posted the cool photo from Holland when much to my surprise it was Avril from Australia. A very nice presentation. #9770031

Kerry Hill 10/29/2011 3:59:59 AM

Awesome capture Avril, well done! #9770095

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 10/29/2011 4:30:46 AM

Beautiful, Avril! #9770142

Gord MacEachern level-classic 10/29/2011 4:43:05 AM

A beautiful capture Avril, I didn't know there were windmills down under!! #9770159

Mike Clime level-classic 10/29/2011 4:43:36 AM

What a cool windmill and great information to go with it, Avril! #9770161

Ray Thoms level-classic 10/29/2011 5:41:34 AM

Just a great image Avril.... #9770231

Jack Gaskin level-classic 10/29/2011 5:51:38 AM

WAY COOL PIC and great info

Jack #9770271

Neal D. Hatcher level-classic 10/29/2011 6:59:53 AM

WELL DONE #9770394

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 10/29/2011 7:16:47 AM

Beautiful capture. Love the colors and info. #9770429

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 10/29/2011 7:37:52 AM

Hi Avril,beautiful capture my friend.I haven't seen one of those in years.Fantastic capture!!!!! #9770471

Tiia Vissak level-classic 10/29/2011 7:39:53 AM

great colors, light & pov! #9770480

Nancy L. Green level-classic 10/29/2011 8:26:54 AM

BEAUTIFUL Avril, I LOVE the POV, VERY well done!! <>< #9770553

Ann Coates level-classic 10/29/2011 10:15:24 AM

I too thought this couldn't be in Australia. It really is very beautiful. #9770673

Renata Gusciora level-classic 10/29/2011 1:21:59 PM

What a terrific image,Avril!Incredible colors,sky,great composition and lighting!Superb! #9770879

Jyri Vissak 10/29/2011 2:00:51 PM

I agree with my daughter. Well done. #9770964

Mary Dimitriw level-classic 10/29/2011 2:17:29 PM

Great POV and color Avril!! What a beautiful image! #9770983

John Connolly level-classic 10/29/2011 2:17:54 PM

A great capture of this unique sight Avril! A pity it is such a long way to travel to see it in action! #9770984

Renee Doyle level-classic 10/29/2011 2:59:01 PM

Excellent capture of this unique piece of Australia Avril!! #9771024

Mary Dimitriw level-classic 10/29/2011 3:25:23 PM

Great POV and color Avril!! What a beautiful image! #9771048

Evy Johansen level-classic 10/29/2011 7:02:24 PM

Lovely image, Avril! Beutiful colors! #9771322

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 10/30/2011 12:10:11 AM

This is beautiful Avril!! Wonderful color and comp!!

A young surfer was attacked by a Great White today in Central California (in between Monterrey and Santa Cruz) but he is expected to survive... #9771575

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 10/30/2011 12:10:54 AM

It looks great, Avril! #9771577

Nadia Paul level-classic 10/30/2011 2:54:17 AM

A wonderful piece of history - beautiful capture with great clarity Avril! #9771675

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 10/31/2011 5:53:33 PM

What a stunning image Avril. The clarity of detail against that awesome sky make this a stellar image. #9775356

Jill Odice level-classic 11/1/2011 9:25:36 AM

beautiful sky and clouds make a stunning backdrop for this lovely Windmill! #9776756

Mary K. Robison level-classic 11/4/2011 2:46:46 AM

When Australiana built this windmill, Avril, they clearly constructed it with great care and attention to detail. The fact that it's a working windmill adds a great back story to its beauty. Love those bricks! #9782691

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 11/4/2011 7:27:56 AM

WOW! I love this mill, Avril. What a marvellous image this is.
Hey, it's Laura's BD today and I'm inviting you to sign my BD card for her. Want to come? #9783306

Stacey Williams level-classic 11/16/2011 2:26:26 PM

Lovely capture Avril. Congrats on your finalist! #9808543

Stefania Barbier level-classic 11/16/2011 2:29:58 PM

congratulations on your beautiful finalist Avril!!! #9808575

Terry Cervi level-classic 11/16/2011 3:09:45 PM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist, Avril! #9808902

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 11/16/2011 3:24:00 PM

Congratulations on your finalist award Avril. Good luck to you. #9809024

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 11/16/2011 3:31:01 PM

A big congratulations my friend.WTG Avril!!!! #9809103

Ann Coates level-classic 11/16/2011 3:39:07 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Avril, good luck in the next round. #9809194

Mary Timman 11/16/2011 4:20:38 PM

Congratulations on your fabulous finalist! Good Luck in the next round Avril! #9809593

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 11/16/2011 5:22:26 PM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist, Avril. Best of luck to you in the next round. #9810102

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 11/16/2011 5:34:00 PM

Gorgeous, Avril! Huge Congratulations! #9810175

Neal D. Hatcher level-classic 11/16/2011 6:46:32 PM

Congratulations and good luck on Gold #9810526

Renee Doyle level-classic 11/16/2011 8:13:01 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist Avril!! #9811028

Ellen Hodges level-classic 11/16/2011 8:39:00 PM

Huge congrats and very best luck, Avril!!! #9811107

Debbie Bray level-classic 11/17/2011 12:05:14 AM

Congratulations, Avril! It's a great image! (It makes me want to go to Albany!) #9811602

Nadia Paul level-classic 11/17/2011 12:46:21 AM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist Avril! #9811672

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 11/17/2011 3:10:41 AM

Congratulations, Avril, on this great Finalist! #9812002

Danny B. Head level-classic 11/17/2011 5:39:37 AM

Congrats, Avril! #9812486

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 11/17/2011 8:34:03 AM

Congratulations on your awesome finalist

jo ann c. #9813118

David Hurt level-classic 11/17/2011 8:37:47 AM

WTG congratulations on your finalist Avril! #9813134

Mary Dimitriw level-classic 11/17/2011 9:55:36 AM

Excellent Finalist Avril!! Well done! #9813409

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 11/17/2011 11:17:06 AM

Big congratulations, Avril! #9813597

John Connolly level-classic 11/17/2011 12:18:37 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Avril! I was impressed with this one from the first time I saw it! #9813790

Mary K. Robison level-classic 11/17/2011 3:18:33 PM

So glad to see this among the Finalists, Avril!
CONGRATULATIONS to you! #9814504

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 11/18/2011 2:53:49 PM

Huge congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Avril. #9817192

Tony Ebben level-classic 11/21/2011 3:42:15 PM

Congratulations on this one. Thanks for entering it on BP, just looked it up, very interesting. Stacey (our daughter) & Shane went to Holland for a week in July to have a look where my family came from & didn't see a Windmill. We'll all have to come over to WA one of thesse days for a look. Good luck with this one. #9823554

Husain Akhtar level-classic 11/27/2011 3:01:15 AM

Terrific finalist! Big congratulations! #9832636

Merna L. Nobile 11/28/2011 8:49:08 PM

You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna

Sabrina Ryan 12/2/2011 8:31:57 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Avril! #9843505

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The Lily Windmill is an authentic 16th Century design brick "ground-sail" mill. The five story full size Dutch Windmill, with its 22 Ton cap and a sail length of 24.6 meters, is one of the largest traditional windmills ever built in Australia.

The Lily Windmill is the only operational flour producing windmill on mainland Australia.
Photo taken this morning

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 17.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 60D

Uploaded on 10/29/2011 2:20:24 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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